Auditory Closure – this is the ability to decode a word after only hearing part of the word. If you hear breakf... you should be able to decode the word is breakfast.
Auditory closure is one of the micro-skills of learning. A deficiency in auditory closure is a contributing factor to auditory processing disorder. It can be corrected with auditory processing therapy.
Symptoms of auditory closure problems:
- Difficulty with reading comprehension
- Difficulty following instructions
- Difficulty understanding speech in noisy environments
- Mixes up similar sounds
For auditory closure exercises you can do at home with your child as well as all of the other necessary micro-skill exercises needed to achieve academic success get your copy of the Learning Success System
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